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Mayfairsilk at The Luxury Network Event Featuring Professor Jimmy Choo

Sign showing an evening in conversation with Professor Jimmy Choo and festive trunk show

On the 5th of December, 2023, Mayfairsilk had the distinct honour of sponsoring an event that epitomized luxury and elegance: The Luxury Network event at the Penthouse at The Doulton.

This prestigious venue, set against the mesmerizing backdrop of the River Thames and the iconic House of Parliament at Albert Embankment, played host to an evening of high fashion and distinguished company.

As the evening unfolded, guests were treated to an exclusive preview of The Atelier London’s latest fashion creations, a blend of innovation and tradition that left everyone in awe.

The centerpiece of the night was an engaging Q&A session with none other than Professor Jimmy Choo OBE, a name synonymous with high-end fashion and unparalleled craftsmanship. Renowned for designing shoes for the late British Princess of Wales, Diana, among other notable figures, Professor Choo has long been a beacon of inspiration in the fashion world.

In a significant career move in 2017, Professor Choo joined The Atelier as the design and creative director. Moving his focus from the world of exquisite footwear to the realm of wedding dresses and haute couture, he brought a fresh perspective to these garments. To him, a wedding dress is not just a piece of clothing; it represents the dreams, love, and aspirations of every individual who wears it.

Tattinger Champagne being poured

A highlight of the evening was the insightful interview conducted by Helena Warren from The Luxury Network. The conversation delved into Professor Choo's journey as a designer, exploring the depths of his passion and giving a glimpse into what the future holds for The Atelier's upcoming collection.

Helena Warren interviewing Jimmy Choo

Pictured: Jimmy Choo interview with Helena Warren

This was followed by a stunning fashion show, where models graced the runway in dresses crafted from the finest fabrics, each piece a testament to the artistry and elegance of haute couture.

Jimmy Choo The Atelier runway with model in elaborate white evening gown
Jimmy Choo The Atelier runway photo of phone taking social media
Jimmy Choo The Atelier runway with model in black evening dress

The founders of Mayfairsilk, Darshana and Marcus Ubl, shared their experiences of meeting Professor Jimmy Choo.

Marcus Ubl expressed his admiration, stating:

"The conversations with Jimmy Choo reinforced our commitment to unparalleled craftsmanship and the pursuit of elegance in every design and detail. It also highlighted the importance of taking risks and believing and investing in one's craft as entrepreneurs."
Professor Jimmy Choo with Mayfairsilk founders Marcus and Darshana Ubl

Pictured: Jimmy Choo with Mayfairsilk Founders - Marcus and Darshana Ubl

Proud to sponsor alongside other sponsors such as Fortnum and Mason and Wheely, Mayfairsilk's participation in this event underscored its dedication to luxury events in London and its continuous support for the arts and fashion.

About Mayfairsilk

Mayfairsilk is at the forefront of luxury textile production, specialising in high-quality silk products. With a dedication to craftsmanship and a keen eye for detail, Mayfairsilk has established itself as a leader in creating elegant, sophisticated, and timeless pieces when it comes to silk bedding. Rooted in a philosophy of blending traditional techniques with modern innovation, Mayfairsilk continues to charm a global clientele that values quality and luxury in every stitch.

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